Events

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Great Hall Art and History Exhibits: “PaperJam” and “On a Roll– the Story of Paper in Turners Falls” 10:00 am
Great Hall Art and History Exhibits: “PaperJam” and “On a Roll– the Story of Paper in Turners Falls” @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm
Great Hall Art and History Exhibits: “PaperJam” and “On a Roll– the Story of Paper in Turners Falls” PaperJam is a community art show curated by Exploded View – all inspired by paper. On a Roll– the Story of Paper in Turners Falls is an exhibit exploring the transition from hand-made to machine-made paper, the paper industry’s arrival in Turners Falls, and the rise and fall of the village’s paper mills. This programming made possible with the support of DCR, RiverCulture, and the Friends of the Great Falls Discovery Center.  
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PaperJam: Artist Reception for community art show and Exploded View Performance 2:00 pm
PaperJam: Artist Reception for community art show and Exploded View Performance @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
PaperJam: Artist Reception for community art show and Exploded View Performance Paper death typewriter heartbeat free speech cigar box ghost on a train. This programming was made possible with the support of DCR and RiverCulture.
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PoetryJam: Open Mic 4:00 pm
PoetryJam: Open Mic @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Sep 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
PoetryJam: Open Mic Come and put your name in the hat. This programming was made possible with the support of DCR and RiverCulture.  
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Paper Trail Talk then Walk 1:00 pm
Paper Trail Talk then Walk @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Paper Trail: Talk then Walk Explore the history of four major paper mills in Turners Falls with local historians and DCR staff: Bill Wilson, Ed Gregory, Sheila Damkoehler, and Janel Nockleby. A one-hour presentation in the Great Hall with Q&A, followed by a short, easy walk afterwards, weather permitting.  
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Artist Talk with Fafnir Adamites 7:00 pm
Artist Talk with Fafnir Adamites @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Artist Talk with Fafnir Adamites Fafnir Adamites is a Turners Falls artist using papermaking and other traditional craft processes to create sculptural works that act as monuments and reminders of trauma, intuition and the legacy of emotional turmoil inherited from past generations. She talks about her recent work, the motivations behind her pieces and the importance of embedding meaning in the materials that she chooses.  
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Source to Sea Cleanup – Help Clean the Watershed! 9:00 am
Source to Sea Cleanup – Help Clean the Watershed! @ Green River Swimming Area, Nash’s Mill Road
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Source to Sea Cleanup – Help Clean the Watershed! The annual fall trash clean up of the Connecticut River includes rivers, streams, parks, and trails. All ages and abilities can volunteer at places of their choice along the four-state watershed. Clean up on foot or by boat. You can register for the cleanup through the Connecticut River Conservancy. To learn more and to sign-up please visit: ctriver.org or call Stacey at 413-772-2020 ext. 211 if you have questions.  
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